Lincecum Throws No-Hitter

    San Francisco Giants celebrate after the no hitter thrown by Tim Lincecum, center, against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game in San Diego, Saturday, July 13, 2013. The Giants won the game 9-0.  Tim Lincecum has thrown his first career no-hitter and the second in the majors in 11 days, a gem saved by a spectacular diving catch by right fielder Hunter Pence in the San Francisco Giants' 9-0 win against the last-place San Diego Padres on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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    Tim Lincecum certainly earned the All Star break. The Giants’ pitcher threw a no-hitter Saturday night, leading the team to a 9-0 victory against the San Diego Padres. It’s Lincecum’s first no-hitter in the major leagues—in fact, his first no-hitter since high school. He struck out 13—including six in a row from the second to fourth innings—and threw 148 total pitches, allowing four walks. “He had that eye-of-the-tiger look,” manager Bruce Bochy said.

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